Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Implicated By Their Own Words 

Ask any fan of crime fiction and they'll tell you that the pages turn over easy when the writing is hard-boiled. With some of the best contemporary mystery authors in town for Bouchercon, the national convention that celebrates crime fiction and the people who read and write it, Left Bank Books has summoned New York Times best-selling author/femme fatale Chelsea Cain to serve as the Mistress of Ceremonies for a hard-boiled Paragraph Party this Friday. The participating authors are no mystery -- Cara Black, Tasha Alexander, Eoin Colfer, Deon Meyer, Daniel Woodrell, James Benn, Peter James, Stuart Neville and Nancy Means Wright are among the eighteen writers who will each read a paragraph of their own writing. An event like this is best served cold, so the Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar (1004 Locust Street) serves as the scene of the crime. Readings begin at 8 p.m. Admission is free, but with this many writers in a bar, you'd better bring money for drinks. For information, visit www.left-bank.com.
Fri., Sept. 16, 2011

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Related Locations

Speaking of...

Latest in Night & Day

More by Mark Fischer

Read the Digital Print Issue

September 22, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation